Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Amy Schwabe

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Recent articles by Amy:

From a Lego village of the Dells to a Lego Miller Park, these Wisconsin creations are amazing

These places will provide inspiration, building opportunities and merch for Milwaukee-area Lego lovers. → Read More

The world's largest bounce house will be at State Fair Park two weekends in May

The traveling bounce house complex will be at State Fair Park. → Read More

Marcus Theatres' newest Kid's Dream film fest will allow you to see 5 kids movies for $10

The passport allows people to pay $10 to see five of the movies. People can also pay $3 per movie. → Read More

Milwaukee group organizing the first Working Moms Day for March 12, saying moms deserve more recognition.

Local organization Working Moms of Milwaukee is organizing the day to honor working moms throughout the city. → Read More

Child-sized Kwik Trip, Harley and Sendik's are some of the hands-on exhibits at Wisconsin children's museums

Wisconsin has hands-on exhibits at several children's museums. If you're planning a road trip, check out a few of them. → Read More

See classic Disney movies like 'Aladdin' and 'Lion King' for $6 at Marcus Theatres in January and February

The inexpensive classic movies are a good opportunity for an indoor activity this winter. → Read More

When it's too cold to swim outside, check out one of these indoor waterparks in Wisconsin

There are lots of options for families to swim and play in the water, even when it's cold outside. → Read More

These are the days Milwaukee museums offer free admission in 2020

Some Milwaukee-area museums set aside free admission days, and a few are always free. → Read More

The Journal Sentinel is looking for people who want to tell their stories at live storytelling events

The Milwaukee Storytellers Project is a series of live storytelling events when people around Milwaukee can share life-changing stories. → Read More

A 16-foot robot and a plant that looks like an eyeball set the scene for the Domes' annual train show

This is the second time the Domes has had giant monsters as a theme for its annual train show. → Read More

The Racine Zoo's family-focused 'Winter Picnic in a Snow Globe' includes a meal, board games and an animal visit, inside an outdoor dome

The Racine Zoo is jumping on the "dining in a dome" trend with their Winter Picnic in a Snow Globe events. → Read More

Second annual Milwaukee Museum Week will have free admission days, behind-the-scenes tours and hands-on activities

Several museums in Milwaukee will be offering special activities and discounts to celebrate Milwaukee Museum Week. → Read More

Now you can get up close and personal with giraffes, rhinos and river hogs at the Milwaukee Zoo

The three tours the zoo added to its behind-the-tour schedule have tickets available through the end of March. → Read More

50 things to do with your kids this winter around Milwaukee, from kites on ice to Disney on Ice

Winter can be long in Wisconsin, especially after Christmas is over. Here are 50 things to keep kids busy. → Read More

If you want to shop at a brick-and-mortar toy store around Milwaukee, check out these 10 options

Here are a few toy stores in and around Milwaukee for your holiday shopping needs. → Read More

Daytime and nighttime sledding hills in Milwaukee County Parks

Here's where sledding is welcome in the Milwaukee County Parks system. → Read More

Last year, Wisconsin's most popular Halloween candy was Butterfinger. We changed our minds this year. compiles a list every year of each state's most popular Halloween candy. Here's Wisconsin's. → Read More

25% of Hartland-Lakeside school district's staff have young children. A new onsite daycare helps them out.

Hartland-Lakeside School District opened up a daycare facility in one of its schools this fall, and teachers are taking advantage of it. → Read More

These Menomonee Falls parents take their kids to Doors Open Milwaukee every year. Here are their favorite things to do.

This family has a tradition of going to Doors Open Milwaukee every year. They share what they love doing, as well as some family-friendly tours. → Read More

This Mequon farm has pumpkin picking, cute animals and a corn maze. And the Packers game.

The Mequon farm has family fall fun activities, including an indoor movie theater for kids who want to take a break, and parents who want to watch the Packers game. → Read More